Thursday, 2 August 2012

Jersey Tiger Moth


We had a little visitor last night. We found him sitting on a plastic bag in the bucket of spuds. It is a Jersey Tiger Moth and usually live in Europe, they are now being found in the UK and have been sighted in the south of England. This is the first time I have ever seen one. It is supposed to be a daytime moth, I let is go outside last night so I do hope it's ok. I don't think moths live very long.

4 comments:

  1. It's a beauty. I'm not sure why people think of moths as dull cousins of the butterfly. That one can knock spots off the cabbage whites.

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  2. That moth is beautiful and pretty as a butterfly! Nancy

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  3. That is a beautiful moth! I've never seen such a colorful one!

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  4. That certainly is a beauty..I will keep a look out for one even though I'm not in the south. I didn't know that there were daytime moths.

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